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Interview: Fran Perrin, Founder of Indigo Trust and 360Giving

Alliance magazine 13 November 2018

In this podcast, We’re joined by the philanthropist and social entrepreneur, Fran Perrin. Fran is the founder and director of the Indigo Trust, one of a network of 18 trusts established by Sainsbury family members …


360Giving competition helps visualise giving data of 290,000 grants

Alliance magazine 24 September 2018

In response to a competition run by 360Giving, designers, analysts and data journalists from around the world have been creating new ways to reveal how 24 billion pounds worth of grants have been used. The …


Technology and social investment to build a better world

Rodrigo Baggio 18 September 2018

The Brazilian Philanthropy Forum was an amazing chance to get in touch with some great solutions we already have in hands to accelerate performance and positive impact in society, such as big data and artificial …

Brazil Philanthropy Forum 2018: Bridging the gap

1 Marcia Kalvon Woods 16 September 2018

The IDIS Forum 2018 with the theme of ‘Impact of Technology’ gave us food for thought. The highlight for me was the opening session presented by Rhodri Davies from Charities Aid Foundation and talked about …

New interactive online platform launched to map funding trends in Australia

Alliance magazine 6 September 2018

Foundation Maps: Australia, an interactive online platform that will provide insight about the grantmaking practices of Australian foundations was launched today at the Philanthropy Australia National Conference. A joint initiative of Philanthropy Australia and US-based …

Community Foundation of Singapore launch multimedia campaign inspire philanthropy

Alliance magazine 30 August 2018

Community Foundation of Singapore (CFS) has partnered with DDB Group Singapore to develop an integrated marketing communications campaign called ‘Portraits of generosity‘ to engage and inspire individual and corporate donors. The campaign coincides with the …

How philanthropy can support the growth of data for social good

3 Kendra Schreiner and Jordan Junge 15 August 2018

We often hear about the potential (and actual) perils of big data and emerging technologies – large privacy breaches, public opinion manipulation, and algorithmic bias – but there are also many positive ways it can …

The Future of Philanthropy part three: a growing philanthropic oligarchy

James Alexander 2 August 2018

In terms of creating more philanthropic impact, two cross-cutting ideas surfaced repeatedly in the Future of Philanthropy report – digital technology and long term collaborations. The first was viewed as the critical underpinning that will …

Fake news and philanthropy

Alliance magazine 3 July 2018

Welcome to the sixth Alliance audio. This is the latest in a new series debating key issues in philanthropy with guests from across the foundation world. In the sixth Alliance audio podcast editor Charles Keidan hosts a discussion with …

Make tax breaks for grantmakers conditional on more transparency, suggests philanthropy think-tank

Charles Keidan and Andrew Milner 6 June 2018

New Philanthropy Capital (NPC), a leading philanthropy think-tank and consultancy has called on the UK government to consider removing the tax privileges of foundations who don’t conform to improved standards of transparency. NPC argues that …